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     CIA Factbook  CIA World Factbook. Regional & world maps, flags of the world, country comparisons and more.
    historic aerials Historic Aerials: "Free online access to historic and current aerial photographs. Includes multi-year comparison tools." Caution - Advertising.

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    Kwintessential:  Country Profiles - Global Guide to Culture, Customs and Etiquette.
    NationMaster:  "Massive central resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders."
     ut austin libraries UT Austin Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Links to hundreds of map collections available on the web.
     USGS  U.S. Geological Survey. "The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and usable information."
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